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EVENTS DIARY

The table below lists the events which our members are thinking about attending in 2014.  Sometimes our members will be split between two or even more events, depending on which is nearest to where they live or personal preferences.

Sometimes we may substitute an event for another if our members wish to do so, or if an event organiser offers to pay costs towards our attendance for a specific display.

Please note, the dates shown on this page are subject to change.  Check this page regularly for updates.

If you miss the deadline for letting us know you want to attend (events marked CLOSED), you will have to contact the event organisers yourself to make your own arrangements to go (and may have to pay entry fee).

 

Date (2014) 

  Event / Location

Category

N40s displays attending

More info

Co-ordinator

Ticket closing date

19-21 April

East Kirkby Aviation Museum, Lincolnshire

M, NG, S

to be decided

Visit website

Book your own place

n/a

20-21 April

Crich Tramway Museum, Matlock, Derbyshire

M, NG, P, S, T*

vehicles only

Visit website

Book your own place

n/a

26-27 April

Churnet Valley Railway, Staffordshire

M, S, T*

yes

Visit website

Mark

Closed

3-5 May

RAF Metheringham, Lincolnshire

S, W

yes awaited

Malcolm

Closed

10-11 May

Chester International Living History Fayre

B, S

yes

 

Mark

Closed

10-11 May

Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington Airfield, York

B, S, M

yes

Visit website

Book your  own place

n/a

11 May

Shepshed Mill (Homefront Event), Leicestershire

NG, S, W possibly

Visit website

Monty

Closed

17-18 May

Haworth Village at War, Yorkshire

F, M, P, S

not likely

Visit website

Just turn up

n/a

24-27 May

East Lancs Railway

B, M, S, T

to be decided

Visit website

Miriam

Closed

31 May-1 June

Muckleburgh Military Weekend, Weybourne, Norfolk

S

to be decided

Visit website

Linda

Closed

7-8 June

Brighouse, near Halifax

S

yes

 

Malcolm

Closed

13-15 June

Great Central Railway, Loughborough

M, S, T*

yes

Visit website

Mark

Closed

28-29 June

Severn Valley Railway, Shropshire

M, S, T*

to be decided

Visit website

Book your own place

n/a

28 June

Heywood, Lancashire

D, FP, M, S

yes

 

Wayne

Closed

5-6 July

Yorkshire Wartime Experience, nr Bradford

B, M, S

yes

Visit website

Malcolm

Closed

5-6 July

Severn Valley Railway, Shropshire

B, M, S, T*

to be decided

Visit website

Book your own place

n/a

5-6 July

"Operation Homeguard", Ingleton, North Yorkshire

B, M, W

to be decided

Visit website

Just turn up

n/a

12-13 July

Thorpe Camp, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire

FP, M, S

yes

Visit website

Malcolm

Closed

12-13 July

Sedgefield Village, Country Durham

S, W

to be decided

 

Miriam

tbc

19-20 July

Woodhall Spa Village, Lincolnshire

S

to be decided

Visit website

Malcolm

Closed

26-27 July

"Leyburn at War" (Wensleydale Railway), Yorkshire

M

to be decided

Visit website

Book your own place

Closed

26-27 July

Hull Veterans, Hull

B, D, M, S, W

yes

Visit website

Mark

30 Jun 2014

26-27 July

Festival of the Forties, Peterborough

B, D, M, S, W

not likely

Visit website

Book your own place

n/a

3-4 August

Peak Rail, Derbyshire

B, M, S, W, T*

yes

Visit website

Mark

Closed

9-10 August

"Operation Seagull", Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire

B, D, M, P, S

yes

Visit website

Book your  own place

n/a

9-10 August

Crich Tramway Museum, Matlock, Derbyshire

M, NG, P, S, T*

vehicles only

Visit website

Book your own place

n/a

16-17 August

Lytham 1940s Festival, Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire

B, S, W

yes

Visit website

Mark

30 Jun 2014

16-17 August

Ramsey, Cambridgeshire

M, S, W

yes

Visit website

Martin Littlejohn

tbc

17 August

Sywell Air Show

S, W, NG

to be decided

Visit website

Bob Ham

tbc

23-25 August

Rauceby War Weekend, Lincolnshire

D, M, S

yes

Visit website

Miriam

Closed

5-7 September

The Victory Show, Cosby

M, S, T

yes

Visit website

Mark

Closed

6-7 September

Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, Ludborough

B, D, M, S

yes

Visit website

Malcolm

Closed

6-7 September

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway, Yorkshire

S, T*

to be decided

Visit website

Bob

tbc

13-14 September

Birkenhead Park, Birkenhead

S

yes

Visit website

Wayne

tbc

13-14 September

Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire

F, FP, M, S

to be decided

Visit website

Martin

tbc

19-20 September

North Norfolk Railway, Sherringham, Norfolk

S

to be decided

Visit website

Miriam

Closed

27-28 September

Northampton & Lamport Railway, Northamptonshire

S

yes

Visit website

Mark

tbc

27-28 September

Rufford Park, Nottinghamshire

M, S

yes

Visit website

Steve

tbc

4-5 October

"Life on the Holme Front", Holme, nr Peterborough

S yes Visit website Steve tbc

10-12 October

North Yorks Railway, Pickering

M, S, T no Visit website Book your  own place n/a

10-12 October

Pickering Showground

B, M, S yes Visit website Mark tbc
             
             
             

NOTES:

  • "B" denotes battle taking place (optional participation);

  • "D" denotes evening dance (entry fee charged); "D*" denotes evening dance free to our group members

  • "F" denotes some of our members helping out with a 1940s fashion show being held at the event

  • "FP" denotes flypast of aircraft expected (either BofB Memorial Flight or other military aircraft)

  • "M" denotes militaria and period clothing sellers (unconnected to our group) usually present

  • "NG" denotes civilians or British military only - no Germans permitted by organiser

  • "P" denotes parade (voluntary)

  • "S" denotes static display;

  • "T" denotes train or tram rides (T* = free tickets issued to group members/displayers; otherwise you need to buy them) 

  • Once an event is listed as "ENTRY CLOSED" we can no longer obtain free entry tickets for our members.  If you have missed the entry date, and you want to go, you will have to contact the organiser yourself and pay for entry as a member of the public.

 

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